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Night Vision

A trademark for a technology that enables vision at night, as by amplification of low light to create visible images or by detection of infrared wavelengths.

night vision

Vision in dim light.
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Noun1.night vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)night vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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night vi·sion

n. visión nocturna. V.: scotopia
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